Elizabeth, NJ – Work Accident on S Prospect St Leaves One InjuredNY/NJ Legal News
Elizabeth, NJ (November 11, 2020) – A construction site accident on Tuesday sent one worker to an area hospital with severe injuries. Just before 1:30 p.m., on November 10, emergency crews were called to the site of a construction accident on South Prospect Street.
Reports from local news sources show that a 39-year-old worker was assisting at a construction site on South Prospect Street when they lost their balance and fell approximately 15-feet into a trench.
The worker suffered serious injuries in the accident. He was hoisted up from the foundation and rushed to Hackensack University Medical Center for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with those harmed in this accident and their family at this time. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in New York or New Jersey, it is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected.
Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Metro Law are available 24-hours a day to discuss your accident to determine what legal options are available for you to pursue. Contact our law firm today at (800) 469-6476 to be connected with an attorney to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Our team at MetroLaw.com is dedicated to helping you recover after being injured.
Workplace Accidents in New Jersey
Every day, millions of people across New Jersey State go to their place of employment. When workers report to their place of employment, it is crucial that they have a safe and stable environment. When business owners and managers fail to implement adequate safety measures to protect their workers, they can suffer injuries from being attacked or harmed. Nearly 45% of victims fatally injured are over the age of 55. Although numerous accidents result in fatal injuries for workers involved, tens of thousands of workers throughout the country are left with life-altering injuries from workplace accidents.
On-the-job injuries impact the lives of thousands of victims annually in the United States. In many cases, dangerous working conditions can result in life-threatening injuries. There are far too many instances where people are injured on properties due to the negligent and reckless actions of property owners. Unsafe conditions, malfunctioning tools and equipment, and various other circumstances can result in life-altering injuries. It is crucial for businesses are able to recognize the risks on their property and proactively address safety measures.
For example, property owners with pools need to ensure they are blocked off completely with fencing, have non-slip decking, adequate toy storage, and proper coverings. Dangerous animals need to be leashed or and properties should be posted to let others know of the potential dangers. Trampolines and even tree houses both present serious risks for guests. When victims sustain injuries on the job, it is crucial that they contact a workplace accident attorney in New Jersey to get the justice they deserve.
For over four decades, our team at Metro Law has helped countless victims protect their legal rights and collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims. Our personal injury attorneys in New Jersey work diligently to ensure victims are in the best position possible to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, and more. Contact our New Jersey injury accident attorneys at (800) 469-6476 to get the justice and compensation you deserve. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss options available for you.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.